Development and Membership

  • Jim Lund is Vice President for Development and Membershsip. Photo by Joe Molieri / Bread for the World
    Leadership

    James Lund

    Vice President for Development and Membership

    Jim leads organization-wide efforts to expand Bread membership and its member services and leads organizational fundraising. He formerly served as vice president for charitable giving at Catholic Relief Services.

  • Staff

    Kari Burnside

    Deputy Director for Development and Membership

    Contact Kari at 202/639-9400

  • Staff

    Stephen Hitchcock

    Senior Manager of Special Projects

    Contact Stephen at 202/639-9400

  • Staff

    Sandy Lindahl

    Donor Relations

    Focus areas: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin

    Contact Sandy at 202/246-8773 

    slindahl@bread.org

  • Staff

    Kesi Marcano-Collier

    Donor Relations

    Focus areas:Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas

    Contact Kesi at 202/491-7819

    kmarcano@bread.org

  • Staff

    Rose Mason

    Development and Membership Services Associate

    Contact Rose at 202/639-9400

  • Staff

    Vince Mezzera

    Leadership and Major Giving Manager

    Contact Vince at 202/639-9400

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    Joanne Nazarian

    Donor Relations

    Focus areas: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

    Contact Joanne at 626/806-4641

    jnazarian@bread.org

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    Joanne Ruddy

    Associate Manager, Membership Resources

    Contact Joanne at 202/639-9400

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    Laurie Rumpf

    Donor Relations

    Focus areas: Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont

    Contact Laurie at 202/489-4714

    lrumpf@bread.org

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    Fran Troxler

    Donor Relations

    Focus areas: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia

    Contact Fran at 410/300-3412

    ftroxler@bread.org

  • Staff

    Sylvia Vidal

    Associate Manager, Digital Fundraising and Reporting

    Contact Sylvia at 202/639-9400

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

  • The Nourishing Effect

    Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.

  • The U.S. Contribution to Ending Global Malnutrition

    We have a new opportunity in 2017 to speed up global progress against malnutrition among pregnant women and young children. Worldwide, maternal and child malnutrition causes millions of deaths each year. In some countries, it holds entire generations back from reaching their economic potential....

  • Fact Sheet: Nutrition During Famine

    Famine means that 20 percent or more of the households in an area have “an extreme lack of food and other basic needs where starvation, death, and destitution are evident.”

    Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, while other areas of South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and...

For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
     

  • Interfaith Religious Leaders’ Pledge to End Hunger

    A wide array of the nation’s faith leaders have come together on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States to commit ourselves to encourage our communities to work for the end of hunger by 2030 and, toward that end, for a shift in U.S. national priorities.

    We are deeply pleased...

For Advocacy

  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.

    For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.

    Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.

    ...

  • The State of Black Poverty: A Pan-African Millennial Perspective on Ending Hunger by 2030

    Over the past year and a half, about two-dozen young adults from the United States and countries in Africa and the Caribbean, have gathered virtually and in person to reflect on the effects of hunger and poverty in black communities. The working group has been considering socio-political and...

  • Fact Sheet: The Hunger-Medicaid Connection

    Congress is considering proposals that would jeopardize healthcare coverage for millions of poor and near-poor adults and children. 

    Legislation under consideration in the House and Senate would gut...